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Mercedes hints at structural problems W11: "Just a question of how soon"

Last weekend in Austria Mercedes suffered from sensor malfunctions and the gearbox also threatened to fail due to the heavy vibrations on the Red Bull Ring. According to the world champion, these are problems that cannot be solved quickly in the run-up to the next Grands Prix in 2020. “On Friday you saw that Valtteri had an issue at the end of one of the sessions so that was first a sign that we had a problem", Shovlin begins to tell F1 Nation podcast. The Trackside Engineering Director argues that the problems never disappeared after that. "We’ve had recurrence issues over the course of Saturday and going into the race we were expecting it because it seems to be a...
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